Local Government Employment Opportunities

City of Brewer – Deputy Finance Director

The City of Brewer is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual to fill the position of Deputy Finance Director. The successful candidate will possess strong communication, supervisory and computer skills, be detail oriented, and well versed in accounting practices.

The duties of this position include supervising three accounting positions, including payroll; reconciling general ledger accounts; performing month and year-end procedures; reviewing financial statements; overseeing bond payments, investments and cash balances; annual audit coordination; grant billing and management; and providing general office administration and support in a strong team environment.

Accounting background and PC spreadsheet experience are required. Preference will be given to applicants with a related college degree, a working knowledge of fund accounting, and MUNIS financial software. Familiarity with Quickbooks is a plus.

A copy of the job description can be found at: https://brewermaine.gov/city-manager/employment-opportunities/

This is a full-time position offering a comprehensive package of competitive wages and benefits in one of the State’s most dynamic and exciting communities. Interested candidates should submit their cover letter and resume with three professional references by Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 12:00 pm at which time we will conduct a first review of applicants and begin scheduling interviews. This position will remain open until filled.

City of Brewer
Office of the City Manager
“Deputy Finance Director Search”
80 North Main Street
Brewer, ME 04412


2/18/21 – Town of Mount Desert – Finance Director/HR Administrator/Treasurer

The Town of Mount Desert is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Finance Director/HR Administrator/Treasurer. Mount Desert has a municipal budget of $16 million and 42 employees. The Finance Director is responsible for monthly bank reconciliations, grant administration, accounts payable and receivable, trust funds, fixed asset tracking, audit preparation, and assists with budget preparation and administration. The position involves payroll administration, all financial reporting and audit responsibility. The Finance Director is also the Town’s Treasurer and HR Administrator. The successful candidate will have educational background and experience in accounting, financial management, and reporting. The Finance Director will perform a supervisory role for the town office staff. The successful candidate will have strong communication skills and will have experience in supervising employees.

Candidates with experience in the use of Trio and Munis financial software and MS Office experience will be preferred. The Town offers an excellent benefits package that includes health insurance, income protection insurance, paid vacation time, sick time, and paid holidays. Salary is negotiable and will be commensurate with experience.

Resume and cover letter must be received by March 5, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Send materials to Director of Personnel Services/Labor Relations by email at PersonnelServices@memun.org; by fax at (207) 624-0118; or by US mail at:

Director of Personnel Services/Labor Relations
Maine Municipal Association
60 Community Drive
Augusta, ME 04330

Mount Desert is an Equal Opportunity Employer



2/17/21 – Town of St. George – Finance Director

The Town of St George is seeking an experienced and knowledgeable Finance Director to direct and coordinate the financial, accounting and administrative activities of the Town of St George. A degree in accounting or finance (or any equivalent combination of education and experience) and preferably five years of responsible municipal finance work are desired. Salary range depending upon qualifications. More information and a job description are available on the Town’s website.

Full details: https://www.stgeorgemaine.com/home/news/town-st-george-job-opening